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Special celebrations of Purim at CRJ

On Saturday, Feb. 24, Congregation of Reform Judaism will celebrate Purim with a night of music and fun as they host “Esther: A Persian Musical,” by Cantor Jamie Marx, music (by based on the music of the Broadway hit “Hamilton”) Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Cantor Jacqueline Rawiszer. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the show starts at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $8, seniors; $10 CRJ members; $18 general admission; $25, reserved seating and pre-show reception, and may be purchased online at http://www.crjorlando.org.

Purim Carnival

Congregation of Reform Judaism is hosting a Purim Carnival on Sunday, Feb. 25 from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the synagogue. The event, which is open to the community, will include Bounce Houses, ridges, carnival games, prizes, a dunk tank, photo booth and costume parade.

There will be Hamantashen (of course), popcorn, cotton candy and snow cones for sale.

The cost is $22 for CRJ members; $25 for community members. Tickets include all rides, interactive entertainment, games, Purim crafts and a meal ticket for a hotdog, hamburger or veggie burger, chips and a drink (additional meal tickets are $6)

CRJ is located at 928 Malone Drive in Orlando. Proceeds will benefit CRJ youth engagement and temple programming.

For more information, visit crjorlando.org or call 407-645-0444.


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